Meaning of you in Japanese

It seems that よう() is an inflection of .
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Definition of you

  1. (pn, adj-no) he; she; that person
  2. you
おまえ(omae) · おまい(omai) · おめえ(omee) お前 ·御前

前御 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) you (formerly honorific, now sometimes derog. term referring to an equal or inferior)

    お前を娘の夫にしよう。
    You shall be my daughter's husband.

  2. presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)
  1. (n) you
  2. my dear
  3. hey
  1. (n) your house; your home; your family

    お宅の暖房はどのようにしていますか。
    How do you heat the house?

  2. your husband
  3. your organization
  4. (pn, adj-no) you (referring to someone of equal status with whom one is not especially close)
こなた(konata) · こんた(konta) 此方

此方 Kanji Details

  1. (n) this way; here →Related words: こちら
  2. the person in question; he; she; him; her
  3. since (a time in the past); prior to (a time in the future)
  4. (pn, adj-no) me
  5. you
  1. (n) there (place relatively near listener) →Related words: 何処 , 此処 , 彼処
  2. there (place just mentioned); that place
  3. then (of some incident just spoken of); that (of point just raised)
  4. you
そちら(sochira) · そっち(socchi) · そなた(sonata) · そち(sochi) 其方

其方 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener) →Related words: 何方 , 此方 , 彼方

    そちらはセントラル自動車学校ではないんですか。
    Isn't this Central Driving School?

  2. there (place distant from the speaker, close to the listener)

    そっちの生活はどうだい?
    How are things for you up there?

  3. that one (something close to the listener)

    これとそちらとの違いは何だい。
    What is the difference between this and that?

  4. you; your family →Related words:

    そちらの条件を受け入れましょう。
    We will accept your conditions.

  5. that person (someone close to the listener)
  1. (n) that (indicating an item or person near the listener, the action of the listener, or something on their mind); it →Related words: 何れ , 此れ ,

    万一それが起これば、君はどうしますか。
    Should that happen, what will you do?

  2. that time; then

    それが高1の時だから17年が経ちました。
    That was when I was in the first year at high school, so 17 years have passed since then.

  3. there (indicating a place near the listener)
  4. you
ユー(yuu)
  1. (n) you
われ(ware) · (wa) · あれ(are) · (a) · わぬ(wanu) · わろ(waro) · ·吾れ ·我れ

我吾 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me
  2. oneself
  3. you
  4. (pref) prefix indicating familiarity or contempt
  1. (n) myself; oneself

    彼女はわが身の不遇にじっと耐えねばならなかった。
    She had to smile at her misfortune.

  2. (pn) I; me
  3. you (referring to one's inferior)
  1. (n) my party; our party

    我が党の党首は他の党首達と会見し、その問題について話をした。
    The leader of our party met with the other leaders and talked about the problem.

  2. I; me
  3. you
  1. (pn, adj-no) you (primarily used by men in letters to their male equals or superiors)

    貴殿の娘さんは麻薬漬けです。
    Your daughter's on drugs.

  2. your residence
  1. (n) your home; your residence

    毎晩十分な睡眠をとれば、あなたはずっと気分がよくなるだろう。
    If you get enough rest every night, you'll feel much better.

  2. (pn, adj-no) you (referring to one's equal; epistolary style)

    ねえあなたたち行かないで。
    Don't go, dears.

  1. (pn, adj-no) you (referring to someone of equal or lower status)
  2. dear (what a wife calls a husband)
  1. (pn, adj-no) you; you bastard; you son of a bitch

    何だ、貴様は。庇い立てする気か。
    What now, you wretch? You thinking of protecting her?

  2. you
きょう(kyou) · けい(kei)

卿 Kanji Details

  1. (n-suf) lord; sir

    壁には、ピアノに向かって座っているアンソニー卿の大きな写真がかかっていました。
    On the wall there was a big picture of Sir Anthony at the piano.

  2. (n) state minister (i.e. under the ritsuryo system) →Related words: 律令制
  3. (pn, adj-no) you (in reference to someone of lower status)
  1. (pn) you; buddy; pal
  2. (n) monarch; ruler; sovereign; (one's) master
  1. (pn, adj-no) (used colloquially by young females) you (plural); all of you; you all

    それらは君たちの椅子ではありません。
    Those are not your chairs.

かたち(katachi) · よう(you) · ·

形容貌 Kanji Details

  1. (n) form; shape; figure
  2. visage
  1. (pn, adj-no) oneself (itself, etc.)
  2. I (or me)
  3. you
  4. (adv) by oneself (itself, etc.)
  5. (int) interjection expressing anger or chagrin
ぬし(nushi)

主 Kanji Details

  1. (n) head (of a household, etc.); leader; master
  2. owner; proprietor; proprietress
  3. subject (of a rumour, etc.); doer (of a deed)
  4. guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers); long-time resident (or employee, etc.)
  5. husband
  6. (pn) you →Related words: おぬし
  1. (n) before; this side

    てめぇら、死にやがれ!
    Fuck you all to hell!

  2. one's standpoint; one's appearance
  3. (pn, adj-no) we
  4. you →Related words: 手前
  1. (v5u, vi) to get drunk; to become intoxicated

    まるで酔っているようだ。
    She looks as if she were drunk.

  2. to feel sick (e.g. in a vehicle); to become nauseated
  3. to be elated; to be exalted; to be spellbound; to be in raptures
  1. (pn, adj-no) you; your father
  1. (pn, adj-no) you (ancient or literary)
ぼく(boku)

僕 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me

    僕はスーザンに謝ろうと電話したのに、彼女ときたら一方的に電話を切っちゃったんだ。
    I called Susan to apologize to her, but she hung up on me.

  2. you (used addressing young children)

    「ぼくだいじょうぶ?」といわれました。 「だいじょうぶ」とこたえました。
    I was asked, "You OK, kid?". I replied, "Fine."

  3. manservant →Related words: しもべ
  1. (n, n-suf) task; business

    何の用でここに来たのですか。
    What has brought you here?

  2. use; duty; service

    それから服を着て、講義用のメモを手さげ鞄に詰め込み、階段を駆け下りた。
    Then he got dressed, stuffed his lecture notes into his briefcase, and ran down the stairs.

  3. call of nature; excretion →Related words: 用を足す
えき(eki) · やく(yaku) · よう(you)

益 Kanji Details

  1. (n) benefit; use; good; advantage; gain
  2. profit; gains
  1. (n) noblewoman; lady
  2. (pn, adj-no) you (referring to a woman; epistolary style)
  1. (n) they (of people); gentlemen (of the ...)

    観光名所をほうぼう訪ね歩いたので、すっかり疲れ果ててしまった。
    Visiting all the tourist sights really wore me out.

  2. you (usu. plural)
  3. (adv) various
  1. (n, adj-no) at one's feet; underfoot; one's step (as in "watch your step")

    飲み過ぎて、なんか足元がフラフラする。
    I drank too much and the ground seemed to spin under my feet.

  2. (n) gait; pace; step

    あなたがたは途中ずっと足元を見つめなければなりません。
    You must watch your step all the way.

  3. (pn) you; thou
  1. (pn, adj-no) you (plural)

    ケーキをあなた方2人で分けなさい。
    Divide the cake between you two.

  1. (n-suf, n) Lord; Highness
  2. (pn) you
  1. (n-suf, n) appearing ...; looking ... →Related words: 様だ
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing
  3. form; style; design
  4. like; similar to →Related words: 様だ
  5. (n) thing (thought or spoken)
  1. (n) yang (i.e. the positive)
  2. the open (i.e. a visible place) →Related words: 陽に
  1. (pn, adj-no) we; us

    死がまさに我らを引離すまで愛し、いつくしむ。
    To love and to cherish, till death do us part.

  2. I; me
  3. you (referring to a group of one's equals or inferiors)
  1. (pn, adj-no) you (of a male equal or superior, primarily used in letters by men)
  1. (pn, adj-no) your older sister
  2. you
  1. (pn, adj-no) you (primarily used by men in letters to their equals or inferiors)

    貴君に、この統合軍の指揮をとってもらいたい。
    We want you to take command of this unified force.

  1. (pn, adj-no) you (younger person)
  1. (pn, adj-no) you (primarily used by males when addressing their male equals or inferiors)
  1. (pn, adj-no) blockhead!; you
  1. (pn, adj-no) (polite term for) the body; you (him)
  1. (n) gentlemen; you; (all of) you or them
  2. Hundred Schools of Thought →Related words: 諸子百家
  1. (n) you (feminine plural); you ladies
  1. (pn, adj-no) your place; you (respectful)
  1. (pn, adj-no) you (when referring to one's equals or inferiors) →Related words:
  1. (n) you; your beautiful home
  1. (n) you; thou

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